Unions concerned state workers targeted in budget plan

State employee unions are concerned the governor and lawmakers are looking to workers as a way to save money

Malloy critical of town considering program to arm teachers

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is critical of Connecticut town considering a program that would train teachers on using guns to thwart an active shooter at Kent Center School

Providence College students allege off-campus hate crime

Five Providence College students are demanding action from the school after saying they were victims of an off-campus hate crime

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Urban's budgeting procedure get some support from Malloy

After a long, lonely fight, state Rep. Diana Urban, D-North Stonington, is getting some support for her results-based budgeting plan from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

Local delegation welcomes governor's call for collaboration

Southeastern Connecticut's delegation in Hartford was pleased with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's message of collaboration and compromise between the two parties during his remarks on the first day of the 2016 legislative session of the Connecticut General...

Yale students solve mystery of woolly mammoth meat

The annual dinner of the Explorers Club on Jan. 13, 1951, included mystery meat — at least it was a mystery until now.

Bridgeport police find human remains, arrest alleged Santeria priest

The officers found multiple altars with human remains, dead chickens and blood, all dedicated to the religions of Santeria and Palo Mayombe, police said.

Hartford man found not guilty in cemetery carjacking

A Hartford man charged with stealing a car and driving into a group of people at a cemetery has been found not guilty by reason of mental disease

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The Maynard charade continues

Sen. Maynard did not attend the governor's budget address.

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Fire displaces North Stonington family

A chimney fire in a Norwich-Westerly Road home Wednesday night displaced four people and caused moderate damage to the home, a fire official said Thursday.

Task force arrests Norwich man on heroin, crack charges

An investigation into heroin sales in southeastern Connecticut by the Regional Community Enhancement Task Force led to the arrest of a Norwich man this week on multiple drug-related charges.

Police: Man driving stolen car charged with marijuana possession

A man who abandoned a stolen car when it became disabled on Route 2 was charged after officers found more than an ounce of marijuana in his possession, according to Norwich police.

DEEP testing fox for rabies after it came into contact with Ledyard resident

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is testing a fox for rabies after it charged and came into contact Monday night with the homeowner of 207 Avery Hill Road.

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Region's hospitals girding to fight Malloy's budget plan

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London and representatives of the network that includes The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich are preparing to join with other hospitals around the state in taking a “much more aggressive tack”...

New London's two homeless shelters look toward more collaboration

A consultant with expertise in linking nonprofit agencies is working with the Covenant Shelter and Homeless Hospitality Center to determine if there should be more collaboration or possible consolidation.

Storm signaling likely return to more 'typical' weather pattern for rest of winter

Friday’s storm, which blanketed eastern Connecticut with several inches of snow, likely signaled a return to a more typical weather pattern for the rest of the winter, meaning more frequent snowfalls may be in the offing, according to a...

Owners of New London Harbor Lighthouse seek special permit

The owner of New London Harbor Light, which has butted heads in the past with neighbors and city land-use officials, has submitted a proposal to the city in hopes of regaining access the historic Pequot Avenue lighthouse.